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    Georgia’s ex-President Saakashvili threatens to jump off roof in Kiev
    Dec05

    Georgia’s ex-President Saakashvili threatens to jump off roof in Kiev

    Photo: Sputnik Former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili is threatening to jump off a building in Kiev, as Ukrainian police reportedly arrived to search his apartment, RT reports. Law enforcement officials have broken the door to Saakashvili’s apartment, according to local media. Security forces are currently searching the flat in the...

    Prosecutors: Manafort tried to write op-ed with Russian operative while under house arrest
    Dec05

    Prosecutors: Manafort tried to write op-ed with Russian operative while under house arrest

    Paul Manafort and a long-time Russia-based colleague with ties to Russian intelligence were caught last week ghost-writing an op-ed about his work in Ukraine, federal prosecutors working for special Russia counsel Robert Mueller said in a Monday court filing. Mueller’s office argued that by working on the article, which was never published,...

    Case against Paul Manafort takes a bizarre turn, and it involves the Russians
    Dec05

    Case against Paul Manafort takes a bizarre turn, and it involves the Russians

    In a bizarre turn in the continuing saga of former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, it appears that he broke his bail terms by trying to ghost-write an editorial with a Russia-connected confidante. He did what? According to a filing by Special Counsel Bob Mueller Monday, Manafort was in the process of writing an opinion-editorial “to...

    Manafort wrote op-ed with Russian colleague in attempt to polish image, prosecutors say
    Dec05

    Manafort wrote op-ed with Russian colleague in attempt to polish image, prosecutors say

    Prosecutors say Manafort, Trump’s former campaign chairman, and the colleague sought to publish the op-ed to influence public opinion about his political consulting in Ukraine, work at the heart of the criminal case against him. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Tillerson to Affirm ‘Ironclad’ US Commitment to NATO During Trip to Europe
    Dec05

    Tillerson to Affirm ‘Ironclad’ US Commitment to NATO During Trip to Europe

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says he plans to affirm an “ironclad” U.S. commitment to NATO during a visit to Belgium, Austria and France this week. Dogged by reports by several media outlets that the White House is considering replacing him with CIA Chief Mike Pompeo, Tillerson called those reports “laughable.” President Donald...

    Tillerson to Affirm ‘Ironclad’ US Commitment to NATO During Trip to Europe
    Dec05

    Tillerson to Affirm ‘Ironclad’ US Commitment to NATO During Trip to Europe

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says he plans to affirm an “ironclad” U.S. commitment to NATO during a visit to Belgium, Austria and France this week. Dogged by reports by several media outlets that the White House is considering replacing him with CIA Chief Mike Pompeo, Tillerson called those reports “laughable.” President Donald...

    Longtime Manafort colleague has ‘ties’ to Russian intelligence: prosecutor
    Dec05

    Longtime Manafort colleague has ‘ties’ to Russian intelligence: prosecutor

    The special counsel investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election on Monday accused President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, of working with a Russian colleague to draft an opinion piece about his political work for Ukraine. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Longtime Manafort colleague has ‘ties’ to Russian intelligence: prosecutor
    Dec05

    Longtime Manafort colleague has ‘ties’ to Russian intelligence: prosecutor

    The special counsel investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election on Monday accused President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, of working with a Russian colleague to draft an opinion piece about his political work for Ukraine. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    U.S. Prosecutors Say Manafort Wrote Op-Ed On Ukraine With Colleague In Russia
    Dec05

    U.S. Prosecutors Say Manafort Wrote Op-Ed On Ukraine With Colleague In Russia

    Prosecutors investigating Russia’s alleged meddling in the U.S. presidential election have accused President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, of working with a colleague “assessed to have ties” to a Russian intelligence service to draft an opinion piece about his work for Ukraine. …read more...

    Prosecutors: Manafort wrote op-ed with colleague in Russia
    Dec05

    Prosecutors: Manafort wrote op-ed with colleague in Russia

    By Chad Day and Eric Tucker | Associated Press WASHINGTON — In an attempt to burnish his public image and leave no fingerprints behind, Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort recently enlisted a longtime Russian colleague to help him ghostwrite an op-ed. Related Articles Trump’s tweet raises obstruction specter, worries...